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Visions, Goals and Objectives

 

This area of the previous comprehensive plan discussed the overall plan visions and the goals and objectives.

 

2002 Comp Plan Information-Chapter 2

1975 Background Population Data

1975 Background Use of the Land

2040 Update Background Study

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Economic Development

 

This element covers topics such as workforce, enterprise zones, tourism, capital improvements and our airport.

 

2002 Comp Plan Information-Chapter 4

1975 Background Economic Base Study

Tourism Update

2040 Update Background Study

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Transportation

 

This element covers topics such as road network improvements, transit improvements, bicycle routes, air transportation, and freight movement.

 

2002 Comp Plan Information-Chapter 5

1975 Background Transportation Study

1997 Transportation Supplement

2040 Update Background Study

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Land Use and Development Standards

 

This element covers urban policy areas, rural policy areas, overlay policy areas, special programs, and development processes, regulations, and ordinances.

 

2002 Comp Plan Information-Chapters 12 and 13

1975 Background Use of the Land

Special Program Areas

Boonsboro Growth Area Amendment

2040 Update Background Study

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Housing

 

This element covers general housing characteristics, housing development patterns, and public housing program suggestions.

 

2002 Comp Plan Information-Chapter 11

1975 Background Housing Study

2040 Update Background Study

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Environmental Resources

 

This covers topics ranging from mineral resources and recreation to the environment.

 

2002 Comp Plan Information-Chapters 6, 7, and 8

1975 Background Natural Environment

Sensitive Areas

Water Resources Element

2040 Update Background Study

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Agricultural Resources

 

This element covers preservation programs in the county including Priority Preservation Areas.

 

2002 Comp Plan Information-Not a dedicated Chapter Currently

1975 Background Natural Environment

Priority Preservation Areas

2040 Update Background Study

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Community Facilities

 

This element covers law enforcement, educational facilities, county fire and rescue, social services, and libraries.

 

2002 Comp Plan Information-Chapter 9

1975 Background Community Facilities

2040 Update Background Study

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Historic and Cultural Resources

 

This element covers the county historic site inventory, county/state/federal historic preservation efforts and the effect of historic preservation and resources on the county.

 

2002 Comp Plan Information-Chapter 10

1975 Background Historic Perspectives

Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area Update

2040 Update Background Study

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